Story-Telling Guitarist Blake Aaron's Next Chapter May Be Of Grammy Nominations
In literary vernacular, soul-jazz guitarist Blake Aaron's "Soul Stories" is a gripping page turner. "Europa," the latest single issued from his fifth album, is quickly conquering the country after scoring airplay on SiriusXM and over 40 radio stations on the first day of release, vaulting the single ...
The Jazz Network Worldwide Introduces Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Artist, Vocalist Sharon Marie Cline To Worldwide Jazz Stages For The 2016/17 Calendar
I've decided that my voice is my passport and my new mantra for 2016 is "have voice, will travel!
For the past decade Sharon Marie has blazed the trail of exclusive jazz venues across the country with The Bad Boyz of Jazz. A seasoned veteran on stage, Sharon captivates audiences with her soulfully ...
Esperanza Spalding Presents Emily's D+Evolution
Esperanza Spalding Presents Emily's D+Evolution; last night she shared a new song "One" via a television performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, as part of his special weeklong broadcast from Brooklyn's Academy of Music (BAM). "One" is now available on all digital platforms.
Emily's D+Evolution is a ...
Jazz Vocalist Carol Duboc Arranges New Single To Be On Grammys' "Wavelength"
Carol Duboc and seminal contemporary jazz keyboardist Jeff Lorber wrote "Wavelength" about being in simpatico and now the pair hopes the second single from the jazz singer-songwriter's newly released "Colored Glasses" album is in perfect attunement with GRAMMY® voters. The danceable pick-me-up shipped ...
SMLC And SFJAZZ "Rock With You" Via Cenic's Calren
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) is proud to announce its participation in the Music of Michael Jackson, a live-streamed jazz concert of the award-winning SFJAZZ Collective on Saturday, October 24th. Visitors to the Peninsula Library System's San Mateo County Library ...
The Jazz Network Worldwide Platform Is Proud To Introduce Dan Papirany To The Jazz Community And Beyond
Dan Papirany discovered Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett's piano playing early in his musical career, leading him to chose the piano of choice as his musical instrument. He vividly remembers a quote from drummer Peter Erskine, "play what you mean and mean what you play"-for this quote opened up a whole ...
Jazz Singer Anna Danes Set To Take The Stage At Leonard Simpson's 8th Annual "10 Best Dressed Awards" On October 23, 2015
On Friday, October 23, celebrated Jazz singer and songwriter Anna Danes will take the stage as a featured performer at Leonard Simpson's "10 Best Dressed Awards" at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA. The signature gala benefits the Moyer Foundation and is presented by Fashion Forward.
The Jessica Stuart Few Brings Masterclasses And Show To Beijing's DDC
Canadian indie folk-jazz power trio The Jessica Stuart Few will embark on its debut tour of China this fall with events at Beijing's DDC (Dusk to Dawn Club) on Sunday, November 8th. Starting at 3pm, bandleader Jessica Stuart will present three master classes called "Koto Talk," "Rhythm & Groove" and ...
Grammy-Winning Jazz Pianist Raises The Bar On Online Music Lessons
The wait is over! ArtistWorks announces that Jazz piano lessons with multi-Grammy and Emmy award winning jazz pianist, George Whitty are now available to online music students worldwide.
George Whitty's discography includes more than 100 CDs as a producer or musician, and he has made hundreds of ...
Art Pepper's 'LTVE At Fat Tuesday' Coming Via Elemental Music
Art Pepper Live at Fat Tuesday's features five extended live performances at the famed New York jazz club from the spring of 1981, Pepper's most fertile period since his re-emergence onto the music scene in the mid-1970s, after years in prison and rehabilitation from drug addiction. Recorded April 15, ...
Klazz- Ma-Tazz To Play The City Winery In New York City
Violinist Ben Sutin and his septet Klazz-Ma-Tazz will bring their unique blend of jazz and klezmer music to New York's acclaimed music/culinary venue, The City Winery, on November 29, 2015 (11:00 a.m. Brunch). This Thanksgiving event is part of the Winery's Klezmer Brunch series, and follows the release ...
Jamaican Roots Color Darren Barrett's "Trumpet Vibes"
Trumpeter Darren Barrett proudly wears his Jamaican ancestry on his musical sleeve as well as on the album sleeve of "Trumpet Vibes," his seventh album that will be released November 20 on the dB Studios label. Decorated in the distinctive green, yellow and black colors of the Jamaican flag, the award-winning ...
Sound Pressure Laboratory Debuts Space Jazz At The Garberville Theatre
Sound Pressure Labs invites the press to Garberville Theatre for the debut of SPACE JAZZ on October 16, a live analog-electronic 3-D sound experience with accompanying lasers, lights and videos. It is a multimedia incorporation of sight and sound.
Be one of the first to experience Sound Pressure ...
Mitchell Coleman Jr. Releases "Secrets" - The Ultimate Smooth Jazz Experience
Sheer musical elegance is embraced by master musicians Mitchell Coleman Jr. and Deron Johnson on the newly released jazz single "Secrets".
The two widely recognized jazz musicians come together to fuse individual styles and the result is one unforgettable high quality musical experience. Even though ...
Distinguished Jazz Musician And University Of San Francisco Performing Arts Instructor Releases New Edition Of Celebrated Literary Offering
Brilliant San Francisco Bay Area musician, composer, bandleader and educator, Dr. Pascal Bokar Thiam, was overwhelmed by the extraordinary success that his book received upon first publication. As all information contained in the widely-received "From Timbuktu to the Mississippi Delta: How West African ...
Towards Freedom By Oswando Jazz Quartet
Born in Kinshasa, Oswando left with his family to France, Basse-Normandie when he was 9 and then learnt French at his arrival. There, he has luckily come across the ex-Black Panther activist Jean McNair who has avoided him to land in the streets and who has made him discover America history and its ...
TGZ Band To Release Their Second Album "Time To Begin" On October 16, 2015
The TGZ Band, a group of professional musicians whose credits include playing with many of the top rock, pop, jazz and blues bands in the United States and abroad, will release their second album, titled "Time To Begin" on October 16, 2015 on Ocean Records.
The new album crosses several music genres ...
Uplifting Jazz-Inspired Multi-Instrumentalist Ollyi.on Releases Positive And Encouraging Single 'Joy'
Ollyi.on is a singer/songwriter and producer based in Farnborough, Hants in the U.K who plays the flute, saxophone, keyboards, bass, guitar, drums, violin, trumpet and harmonica.
As a multi-instrumentalist, it is not surprising that jazz has inspired his prolific songwriting to date. Ollyi.on started ...
Grammy Award-Winning Gregory Porter To Join Star-studded Roster For First Ever Blue Note "Jazz At Sea" On Board Queen Mary 2
Cunard is thrilled to announce that Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, Gregory Porter, will be performing on board Queen Mary 2 during the first-ever Blue Note jazz themed cruise, which will debut 29 October 2015.
Porter, described by The New York Times as "a jazz singer of thrilling presence, ...
Back After 60 Years Erroll Garner's The Complete Concert By The Sea Debuts No 1 On Billboard Jazz Chart And No 93 On Billboard's Top 200 Chart
Iconic Jazz artist Erroll Garner's greatest concert album was already one of the best selling jazz albums of all time. The newly expanded album, The Complete Concert By The Sea, released jointly by Sony Legacy and Octave Music Publishing Corporation on September 18, 2015 - in celebration of the concert's ...
Yamaha Concludes Jazz Festival Season: Company Maintains Commitment To Provide Drum Support At Major Jazz Events
Yamaha gave Terri Lyne Carrington a bouquet of roses for her birthday, which she placed on her drum riser during her performance on the Main Stage at the 2105 San Jose Jazz Summer Fest.
"Artists and audiences expect top quality sound and Yamaha drums always delivers that punch. It is an honor to ...
Transformationally "Cool": Bob James & Nathan East Redefine Their Grammy-Winning Jazz Muse On "The New Cool"
There's much to sink your teeth into when taking a bite into "The New Cool," the debut duets collection released Friday by contemporary jazz keyboard legend Bob James and master bassist Nathan East from Yamaha Entertainment Group. The scrumptious session produced by the duo and Yamaha Entertainment ...
Acclaimed Jazz Vocalist Sarah Partridge Releases New Album
Acclaimed jazz vocalist, Sarah Partridge, who has been a critic's favorite for well over a decade, has just released her latest album of original compositions titled "I Never Thought I'd Be Here" (Origin Records) (origin-records.com).
Recorded in her home state of New Jersey, the music, which was ...
Lee Ritenour Records "A Twist Of Rit" At United Recording
Lee Ritenour is seen in United Recording's renowned Studio B. Photo by David Goggin.
Grammy-winning guitarist Lee Ritenour has released his new album, "A Twist of Rit", commemorating 40 years since his debut recording, "First Course", on Epic Records. "A Twist of Rit", just released via Concord Records, ...
Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Launches 2015-2016 Concert Series With Performance By Nationally Renowned Jazz Musician
Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, 5555 N. Federal Highway, invites music lovers of all ages and preferences to connect in various locations on its campus during its 2015-2016 concert series featuring musicians in a variety of genres, from classical to jazz and everything in between. The series includes ...
Tower Of Power Founding Member, Grammy And Emmy Nominated East Bay Soul Band Leader Set To Perform At Gala To Benefit Mike Jones Kidney Foundation
We look forward to re-establishing Mike's love for jazz and his mission to educate everyone about kidney disease by creating the MJKF. Our Evening of Jazz will be great and we know Mike will be there with us in spirit. Greg Adams
On Saturday, October 24, 2015, the Mike Jones Kidney Foundation (MJKF) ...
'Definitive Vince Guaraldi' Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Coming From Concord Music Group
Concord Music Group is pleased to announce the reissue of The Definitive Vince Guaraldi, available October 30, 2015 on the Fantasy imprint. Previously released on CD, this deluxe, four-LP vinyl edition explores Guaraldi's career through rare photos, ephemera and 31 tracks recorded between 1955 and 1966. ...
Randy Brecker's Randypop! - A Live Recording Re-Imagining Brecker's Seminal Contributions To The World Of Pop, Ft. Werner, Sanchez, Rogers, Patitucci, Smith
Randy Brecker turns 70 years old in November, a good reason to celebrate the soundtrack of his (and our) life. RandyPOP! brings into fine focus Brecker's lasting service to pop music's most noteworthy recordings.
Beginning in the '60s, Brecker distinguished himself as a first-call studio "cat" ...
Vince Gill Joined Bob James & Nathan East To Record A New Rendition Of The Classic Hit "Crazy" For Their New Album 'The New Cool'
Yamaha Entertainment Group of America today announced the release of a new single from legendary keyboardist Bob James and master bassist Nathan East titled, "Crazy." The single is part of the longtime collaborator's debut duo album, The New Cool, and can be purchased on iTunes.
James and East ...
Dreamdoktor To Release Its Avante-Garde Sounds With Sunset Jazz!
There's some serious method to the madness of this new record from Dreamdoktor, now being released with the Sunset Jazz record label. The prolific electronic artist has spent years constructing musical compositions, which evokes a soothing and ambient sound that is very much avante-garde showing off ...